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Why Is The Right PPE Equipment So Important In Mining?

A lot of the injuries that occur in mining can be easily prevented. How? With the appropriate PPE. PPE is personal protective equipment. Every task that takes place requires certain pieces of PPE...

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CFMMEU Face Alleged Cartel Charges

The boss of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) and the union itself have been charged with criminal cartel conduct. The charges come after an investigation by the...

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Road Safety Meets Mining Safety

Road safety will meet mining safety at this years Queensland Mining Industry Health & Safety Conference when it launches this Sunday.  Acclaimed V8 Super Cars driver Craig Lowdnes will engage...

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Mining safety conference aims to collaborate

Now in its 30th year, the 2018 Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference returns to The Star Gold Coast from August 19 to 22. As one of the largest of its kind in the Southern...

Wongawilli Colliery death investigation report

Fatality on surface of underground coal mine at Wongawilli Colliery on 1 June 2017 Overview On 1 June 2017, a worker, aged 48, and contractors were conducting soil sampling and clean-up works around...

Preventing fires on mobile plant

Resources Regulator: A review of data has identified a concerning increase of reports of fires on mobile plant in New South Wales. The reported fires have generally been caused by either the escape...

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Mining industry health & safety conference 2018

THE 2018 Queensland Mining Industry & Health and Safety Conference (August 19 -22) returns for its 30th year, with a long-standing mission to unearth the latest innovations in mine site health...

Safety from heights

Falling Objects Injure on Average 15 Workers Per Day* It’s the highest cause for worker related fatality.   Statistics from SafeWork Australia* confirm that falling objects in the workplace are...

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